I have a vague recollection that someone asked about PXE-booting into
a RedHat 8 install, or maybe they were asking about kickstart and I'm
just using this as a flimsy excuse to serve yesterday's newly-learned
fact. To wit, a default Red Hat PXE install (i.e. set up the pxe RPM,
then copy vmlinuz from images/pxe to
/tftpboot/X86PC/UNDI/whatever/linux.1, initrd.img to linux.2) defaults
to trying to NFS-mount /kickstart. And it tries to mount it off your
/DHCP/ server, not your PXE server. If you press a key to provide
kernel args, though, and don't enter any, it'll do a regular network
I'm sure someone will find this a useful alternative to staring at a
machine which claims it's starting the kernel and then does no more.
waider at waider.ie / Yes, it /is/ very personal of me.
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